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walk us through this, matt. >> reporter: there's an updated law this morning, tracy, as well as tougher fines. all based on how you put your kids in the car. now, here's what you need to know with that new law in effect today. kids who are up to 2 years old or 30 pounds must be in a rear-facing seat, even if they done did the fit in the seat, perhaps they're tall or their legs are long.ç it does not matter. up to 4 years old or 40 pounds, front-facing seats with a five-point harness. and the booster seat requirement of either up to age 8 or 80 pounds changes to kids under 8 years ole or under 57 inches. some parents, especially those with more than one kid say they often get confused. police were also somewhat confused with all of this. there's the hope that the gray area is cleared up. >> previous legislation didn't deal with that. it was just very vague. this is much more delineated.
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it gives the police more guidance. >> reporter: how about feigns? yesterday you could be fine up to $25. now it can go up to $75. claiming you were following the manufacturer's guidelines, that will not cut it anymore. another big question is how all this will be enforced. as of right now, there are no guidelines for police officers to verify how old your child is or how much they weigh. this is a big gray area, confusion with some of that. a little bit more strict and a little bit more positive guideline at least for the parents who are out there to know what they need to do for their child when they put them in that car. this is all because of safety, according to police. live in pennsauken this morning, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. we have in new video in now from a crash in lakewood, ocean county. look at this, chilling image, a baby stroller in the middle of a road there. that's after a car slammed into a group of people, including a
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baby in that stroller on river avenue, also known as route 9. see a child's shoe in the road as well. skyforce 10 flew over the scene. the baby and another child according to police suffered serious injuries. we're working to phone out their conditions and if police have filed any charges. and this morning, a man is in police custody in connection with a hit and run that killed a 2-year-old philadelphia boy. miguel colon turned himself in yesterday. police say he was behind the wheel of a car that hit little david and his mother, josephine rivera. the mother recovered but her son died from his injuries three days after the crash. we spoke to the mom last night. >> i don't even know what to say. for real, i don't. you know, i'm happy that he's behind bars now, now my baby can rest in peace now, you know? i have finally justice for my son. >> and just last week the city offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to colon's
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arrest. now the man accused in the hit and run crash that killed an off-duty philadelphia police officer is now charged with murder. a judge set bail at $500,000 for 59-year-old lewis bogwell. police say he hit officer lamar poole. a tow truck followed bogwell and boxed him in until police arrived. that's a photo of him in the car there. 5:03. happening today, philadelphia police commissioner charles ramsey will lead a discussion on crime, justice and the american prison system. ramsey will make the presentation at eastern state penitentiary tonight, part of an ongoing series which features nationally recognized leaders talking about crime in america. a montgomery county lawyer is accused of raping one of his cloonts. investigators say on august 6th, a woman who hired vincent cirillo jr. to represent her
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told them that cirillo raped her. police investigated the claim and arrested cirillo yesterday. no one answered when nbc's denise knanakano went to his ofe in norristown. he's free this morning after posting $100,000 bail. a college student says she was sexually assaulted near the rutgers university new brunswick campus. she tells police she was approached by a man early sunday morning. she claims he followed her into a yard and attacked her there. this is just off campus. students say this makes them pretty uneasy as the new school year kicks off. >> that could have easily been one of çus. that's what's scary. >> sad you can't walk home by yourself. even if we were here, a minute away, it's scary that you can't walk back by yourself. >> the student was treated and released from new brunswick hospital. new from overnight,
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confusion at the king of prussia mall. an exterminator was setting off bug bombs but ended up triggering the building's fire alarm. crews are on the scene, ventilating the mall, making sure there's no fire. it's unclear how many bug bombs were set off. new information in a high school hazing investigation in middlesex county. a judge sentenced six football players to probation. they played for sayreville war memorial high school. last fall, police charged seven of the players with attacking and sexually assaulting younger teammates as part of a hazing ritual. six of the players will have to serve 50 hours of community service and probation. they will not have to register as sex offenders. >> you don't want to see a youth ruin their life forever. >> it will teach them maybe to be on the right path. >> the seventh player in case is now waiting for a trial in family court. 5:05 now. happening today, friends and family will pay their final respects to the cameraman who
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was shot to death in virginia last week on live television. 27-year-old adam ward will be laid to rest in row neek today. ward ago family is encouraging those who come to the funeral to wear colors of his alma mater, salem high school and virginia tech. people hugged and comforted each other yesterday while his high school football team came to pay respects for the avid sports fan. the gunman is a disgruntled former co-worker who later took his own life. an a man's best friend, was brought into that roanoke tv station to help workers cope with last week's tragedy. therapy dogs came to wdbj where employees are obviously dealing with the shock over that shooting that cut short theç lives of their two trends. three u.s. marines and service dogs begin a 100-mile trek from the liberty bell to
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the freedom tower in manhattan. their nine-day journey is in honor of two fellow marines killed in action. they plan to arrive in new york city in time to participate in the 9/11 memorial ceremonies with members of the fdny. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> well, the next few days will be challenging for anybody outside. any outdoor activities, it's going to be hot. it's already humid this morning and we're heading for temperatures that will be higher than yesterday, into the lower 90s today. and the heat builds later this week. we do have late-week storms that will quool thicool things down. the temperatures lower for saturday and sunday. clear skies for mt. pocono, 61 degrees. trenton is 72 and it's 71 in wilmington with 60s to start with in the mountains. it will warm into the 80s this
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afternoon. but for trenton and wilmington, heading into the 90s today. live view of center city. looking across the delaware from the adventure aquarium. no sign of the clouds that we started off with yesterday but the humidity is high, so there may be a few spots of fog out there. 85% humidity in philadelphia. but look at dover. 100% -- 100% in pottstown and 90% for allentown and the peck know mountains that that's topped the 90% number. 93%. we are seeing areas of fog in the mountains. hazleton has the worst of it. zero visibility there. light fog in mt. pocono and light fog for coatesville. as temperatures cool down, we could see it thicken up a little bit. no sign of fog for wildwood and dover. excellent visibility in both those locations. lots of sunshine is what you'll see. we're heading for a hot afternoon. nothing but sunshine once the
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fog clears. en isnyç skies and a faster warmup than what we saw yesterday. so your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast, the fog will be long gone this afternoon. camel back sunshine, 87 degrees. look at the low 90s for bethlehem, pennsburg, fleetwood, morgantown. the hot, humid afternoon. 90s from souderton through abington, bordentown at 92 degrees. temperatures take a break saturday and sunday, in the middle 80s, 85 degrees saturday afternoon and much less humid. it looks like the humidity stays low, even though the temperature goes higher on sunday. back in ten minutes with the seven-day forecast. we will hope for relief in that seven-day. thank you, bill. ten minutes after 5:00 now. time to get a check of the roads to see what's moving or not moving at this hour. >> including the major roads like 95. jessica boyington is watching that. >> about a second ago we had an accident scene clear the way. this is 95 around woodhaven road on the southbound side.
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the accident scene has been removed out of the way. they just pulled away. the good news is you can't see any backup behind that scene. doing just fine there. as for the rest of our drive time, 95 southbound from woodhaven road up towards the vine street expressway, a 13-minute trip. not affected by that accident scene. the schuylkill is doing okay, the blue route has no problems if you're headed southbound. the blue route, moving along green, 15 minutes, northbound or southbound from 95 up towards the schuylkill expressway. coming up in the next ten minutes, tracy, we'll check in with new jersey. >> thanks, jessica. a family flag ripped right off the front porch and the whole thing was caught on camera. >> it had a lot of meaning to us as a family. >> we'll show you the surveillance video that captured the crime and explain why this flag is something that cannot be replaced. pump up the volume at your own risk. a warning about the popular ear buds you listen to use to music.
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it's something, doctors say, is so alarming, it's even gotten the attention of the world health organization.
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in houston, the driver of this car led police on a high-speed chase, then bailed on foot only to give up outside the assisted living facility, laid down on the ground, his arms and legs out until police took him into custody. an atlanta area police officer is in critical condition
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after being shot last night while responding to a call at the wrong home. here's what happened. officer was responding to a burglary call. he went to the wrong house, ended up engaging in gunfire with the homeowner. he was rushed into surgery after they say he lost a lot of blood. the georgia bureau of investigation plans to look into that shooting. in texas we now know the man accused of shooting and killing a sheriff's deputy completely emptied his .40 caliber hand gun during the shooting. investigators say shannon miles fired 15 shots at deputy darren goforth on friday night while pumping gas near houston. miles has two public defenders representing him against a prosecution that will not need to prove there was a motive. the why of an offense isn't an element of the crime. prosecutors aren't obligated to prove it. >> deputy goforth was a ten-year veteran of the department and will be laid to rest on friday. since saturday, community members have donated $70,000 to
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his family. meantime an online drive has topped 100,000. from our south jersey bureau, bringing positive change to camden. look at this. nbc 10 was there last night when a group called camden one love brought dozens of people out to farnham park. happening today in the lehigh valley, allentown's police force is growing. today the mayor will hold a swearing in and badge ceremony for a %ew group of officers. also joining forces to save lives. today the american red cross and philadelphia fire department are teaming up for what they call the no more fire death campaign. fire officials will be handing out and installing hundreds of smoke detectors across the city to help kick off national preparedness month. since july, the partnership helped install almost 2,000 smoke alarms in high-risk neighborhoods. the majority of deadly fires last year happened in homes
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without working smoke detectors. police are hoping surveillance video will lead them to the person who ripped this flag from the front porch of a home in ast 0. in. . mark docker itty's grandfather started the tradition of flying the flag. >> he flew that out here for years. any kind of holiday, he always had that flag out. and when he was buried this year, we folded that up, had that on the casket. >> anyone with information is asked to call police. in spite of the recent hack and rumors of a possible shutdown, people continue to sign up for the ashley madison infidelity site. more than 87,000 women joined the site just last week. owners say that women sent nearly 3 million messages through the website. the company insists that a media report last week made incorrect assumptions about recently leaked data that exposed personal information of 36 million users.
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there's a new warning from researchers about ear buds and just how loud you're cranking up your music. doctors discovered an alarming link between wearing your buds and hearing loss. it's prompted the world health organization to issue a warning. it says more then a billion teens and young adults are at risk of hearing loss because of this. keep your volume below 60% of the maximum and keep your listening to under 60 minutes per day. it's 5:17. new this morning, delaware valley university is turning into an animal house of sorts. the school is expanding itsç p friendly residence program this year. it began allowing students on its doylestown campus to have pets on second floor of their dorm rooms, chinchillas, cats, gekkos, snakes, rabbits and hamsters all shared the hall with owners. this year cats are not allowed. dogs are permitted on a
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case-by-case basis. at bryn mawr college, officials announced the opening of the enid cook '31 center. it will serve as a black cultural center as well. when cook attend bryn mawr she was denied on campus housing and lived off campus with a local family. 18 minutes after 5:00. as you get ready to head out the door, we watch the major highways. the schuylkill expressway can be a source of frustration some mornings. >> maybe. let's see about this morning. nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> i can't promise you what will happen for the rest of the morning but right now we're okay. right around girard avenue, you can actually see signs to watch out for. nothing setting anybody back too much. we have a great drive time eastbound from the vine street expressway to the blue route. if you're heading out the door
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on to 422, montgomery county, good drive times there also. eight minutes. if you're headed eastbound or westbound, eastbound is where we see the volume and delay for the morning hours. headed toward the schuylkill expressway on 29, about an eight-minute trip. mass transit, currently in problems or delays for new jersey transit, patco or septa. coming up in the next five minutes we'll do another check with philadelphia majors. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 19 minutes after 5:00. it is a warm, muggy start this morning. keeping an eye out for fog. you won't find it in south philadelphia. it is completely clear over citizens bank park. a live view from the camera there. 74 in philadelphia. look at the humidity. certainly feel it this morning. 85%. the temperatures are cooler than yesterday. that's not going to last. we're going to see them warm up faster, thanks to clear skies. yesterday if you remember we started off with clouds. there's a nice clear view from the comcast center in center city.
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that sunshine that we saw yesterday late in the day will be on duty all day today. so the 60s will quickly disappear north and west, pottstown, doylestown in the 60s. 71 in wilmington and millville. that's down in the degree during the last hour. camden 72 degrees, haddonfield 70 this morning. glendora and voorhees at 71 degrees to start with. all day long, this is going to be clear. the satellite image shows no clouds in the region. you have to lake way offshore, far off to the north and west. that's shower and thunderstorm activity that won't be here until later in the week. until then, it's hot weather. a heat wave brewing. sunny, hot and humid. it will be hotter than yesterday afternoon. we topped out at 90 yesterday. into the low to mid-90s this afternoon. with just a light breeze out of the north at 8 miles an hour. that's not enough to help us all that much today. tomorrow, back up to 93 after another muggy morning. we'll see a few additional
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clouds on wednesday. an isolated shower is possible on thursday but it's more likely we'll get showers and thunderstorms friday. we'll need them, too. look at thursday's temperature, 95 the high temperature. with storms in the forecast for friday, we'll likely see the temperatures stay lower in the afternoon. still plenty muggy on friday. once the storms clear, the humidity starts coming down just in time for the weekend. 85 saturday,en isny, less humid, sunday up to 89. the humidity stays low on monday even though it will be up to 90 degrees. here's a tribute to redland little league. the front of the state capitol building in harrisburg lit up in red. redland lost to japan in the world championship game on sunday. it is looking like it could be another rough day on wall street. we'll check in with the experts at cnbc to bd out why expectations are starring off
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low. plus, decomposing bodies found inside a philadelphia funeral home. ahead in the next hour, why the director said he did nothing wrong.
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5:24. a live look here at the benjamin franklin parkway, looking down towards city hall. 74 degrees, not too bad this morning. you'll feel the humidity when you step out the door. meteorologist bill henley says we warm quickly up in the low to mid-90s continuing our heat wave that we're headed towards.
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we'll find out when relief may be in sight when bill comes up again in a few minutes. we could see more red on wall street today after this morning's opening bell. landon dowdy is here with this morning's cnbc business news. what are we in for? >> it could be another crazy month. the markets could open september well in the red after ending all with a thud. futures are sharply lower after china reported the country's manufacturing activity fell at the fastest pace in three years last month. that's dragging down both asian and european markets today. oil prices are lower as well. after surging nearly 9% on monday. opec may cut production amid signs of a drop in u.s. crude supplies. the dow posting its worst monthly loss since may of 2010. september may not provide much relief either. it's historically the worst month of the year for the stocks. the nasdaq fell 51 to 4777.
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tra tracy, back over to you. >> landon dowdty with cnbc, thanks. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. markets may be going down but the temperatures will be going up, hotter than yesterday. this morning, we're in the 70s with clear skies and get ready for a sá)9e1ñ warm day at the shore. that's a live, dry view from the marquis de lafayette hotel in cape may. jessica boyington is in the first alert traffic center. jessica? >> we're looking live at route 202 along 401. all lanes are open. no problems there if you're heading out the door. coming up at 5:30, we'll check in with our majors around the philadelphia area and see if it's doing the same. i'm katy zachry live along the ben franklin parkway. coming up after the break, i'll tell you how local catholics are securing a spot on the papal stage for the world meeting of families.
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this is nbc 10 news. rotting corpses found inside a philadelphia funeral home. police are investigating. this morning, hear what the funeral director has to say about the decomposing bodies. preparing for the pope. we are just 25 days away from his visit. we'll tell you what's happening today to get ready for the world meeting of families, plus we'll introduce you to a local priest doing his part to welcome visitors from all over the
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globe. hot and humid, another steamy day ahead of us. the warm weather isn't going away anytime soon. already 73 degrees. just now 5:30. good morning and welcome back to nbc 10 news today. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm chris cato. let's hope it's a little cooler come september 26th when 1.5 million people are standing on the ben franklin parkway. that's a few weeks away from now. bill, it is warm out there this morning. >> cooler temperatures on my 26-day forecast. >> good. >> for today, however, the numbers are going in the other direction. it's a cooler stardç by a coupl degrees, 74 in philadelphia. there are 60s right now at 67 in pottstown, doylestown at 69 and low 70s for millville and wilmington. it is going to be a quick warmup. roxborough goes from the low 70s into the 90s. along with northeast philadelphia and south philadelphia. not much wind right now but we have clear skies, something we didn't see yesterday morning with clear skies, bright sunshine a l

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